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Prioritised motions for NDC 2016

23 May 2016

List of motions prioritised for debate at NDC by the standing orders committee after a ballot of regions, self organised groups, the NEC, national young members’ forum and national retired members’ committee



23 May 2016



24 May 2016

NHS factsheet

25 May 2016

This factsheet sets out the risks to the NHS of leaving the EU. It includes key facts and rebuttals for arguments used by Brexit campaigners.


#BursaryorBust march to save NHS bursaries

4 June 2016 1:00pm

St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom

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School uniform grants

Families on low incomes can struggle to make ends meet, especially just before the start of the new school year. UNISON’s scheme helps members on low incomes deal with the cost of school uniforms.



27 May 2016


Fire and rescue reforms a risk to public and staff, says UNISON

Union hits out at plans for England contained in government’s police and crime bill


Plans to scrap student bursaries may cost the NHS more not less, says new report

The huge drop in the number of NHS students, if the NHS bursary is scrapped, will mean even fewer qualified new recruits for the NHS from 2020 – causing trusts to spend more on agency staff or overseas recruitment to make up the inevitable shortfall in numbers.

If the NHS bursary goes, it will put the future of our health service at risk

At a time when our NHS faces a nursing shortage (due in part to mismanagement and attacks on the profession), the government should be pulling out all of the stops to attract more people into careers in the health service.

Fair Pay in Further Education – joint union leaflet

23 May 2016

Joint union leaflet – Fair pay in further education

North West Region – Local organiser x 2

The North West Region is currently recruiting two Local Organisers to work with our branches to co-ordinate and lead the union’s organising agenda across the region.
Starting salary
£26,574 per annum
Contract type
Full time
Closing date for applications
10 June 2016

Quick Conversations about the European Referendum

24 May 2016

Farewell to an old friend

One of the great difficulties of a life in a trade union is losing special people when they pass away


UNISON members urge MPs to save the NHS bursary

Cutting financial ‘lifeline’ to student nurses will leave them thousands of pounds in debt